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Angela Merkel seeks emergency talks with EU leaders on immigration

Angela Merkel’s leadership teetering on the brink of collapse in immigration row  Her Coalition partners Christian Social Union have issued deportation warning  Europe-wide row over immigration from the Middle East risks tearing EU apart Boat of migrants rescued at sea finally docks after refused port in Italy and Malta By Kate Ferguson, Political Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 17:01 BST, 17 June 2018 ...

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Inside fashion It girl and Instagram star Nicole Warne's elaborate wedding

Inside a fashion It girl’s wedding: Blogger, 28, reveals she wore an astonishing FIVE custom-made gowns during her elaborate nuptials at a ‘biodynamic vineyard’ in New Zealand Fashion blogger Nicole Warne tied the knot in stunning style earlier this year The fashion blogger wore not just one, but five custom-made wedding dresses She opened up to Vogue Brides Australia after ...

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Thomas Markle expresses regret at not giving Meghan away and thanks 'handsome' Prince Charles

Thomas Markle has given first ever TV interview about absence from wedding Father-of-three underwent heart surgery days before daughter’s big day in May He said: ‘She was beautiful. I cried a little. I’m a footnote in one of the greatest moments in history instead of a dad walking his daughter down the aisle’ Also revealed that Prince Harry told him he is ...

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Journalists drenched at Clive Palmer’s new party launch

Clive Palmer has launched his new party under the wave of a rogue parliamentary sprinkler while fending off questions about his financial dealings. Mr Palmer, who held a seat in Parliament between 2013 and 2016 and whose self-named party held three Senate spots, this morning re-started his political career. Former One Nation senator Brian Burston has left the party and ...

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Apprenticeship numbers rise as completion rates fall

MORE Aussies are understanding the value of apprenticeships and traineeships but they are not necessarily seeing them through. The National Centre for Vocational Education Research reveals training commencements were up 7.6 per cent year-on-year in the December 2017 quarter, with 35,945 trade and non-trade commencements. About 9.3 per cent more Australians began apprenticeships and 6.3 per cent more began traineeships ...

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to the rescue in Optus Sport debacle

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has lent his weight to the ongoing Optus Sport streaming debacle, reassuring furious fans who have missed out on World Cup coverage. On Twitter, where countless angry fans vented their fury at the channel’s shaky coverage, Mr Turnbull said he had discussed the issue with chief executive Allen Lew. “He assures me he is giving the ...

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Dark Mofo artist Mike Parr rises from under Hobart street – video

Play Video 1:04 The artist is dug up from underneath a busy street after spending three days inside a steel container with no food as part of a performance piece at Tasmania’s Dark Mofo winter festival. Mike Parr spent 72 hours meditating, drawing and reading Robert Hughes’s The Fatal Shore in the small container. It took road workers about two hours ...

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Eurydice Dixon: memorial to murdered comedian vandalised

Melbourne Tributes and flowers laid at scene in Melbourne of 22-year-old’s death covered in white paint and offensive graffiti Play Video 0:32 Firefighters remove graffiti after Eurydice Dixon memorial vandalised – video A makeshift memorial of flowers and notes left in tribute to the Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon has been vandalised at the weekend with thick white paint. Dixon was ...

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Clive Palmer announces Brian Burston as UAP Senate leader – politics live

As the last session before the winter recess begins, Clive Palmer hails a new recruit and the Coalition spruiks its tax plan. All the day’s events, live Turnbull loses 34th Newspoll runningTim Storer pleads for tax relief for low paid LIVE Updated <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Clive Palmer and his new Senate leader, Brian Burston, front the media ...

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